By John Lescroart
Whilst the indignant white mob poured out of the bar on San Francisco's Geary road and surrounded an blameless black guy, Kevin Shea was once the one person who attempted to forestall them. He failed, and now, due to a misleading information picture taken through the melee, he's sought after for the homicide himself-and the genuine culprits have threatened his lifestyles if he says a observe.
As riots rage and politicians posture, Lieutenant Abe Glitsky reveals himself stressed to deliver Shea in in any respect bills. And as recognize for the legislations crumbles-even between these sworn to uphold it-true justice is the one factor which could hinder the dying of one other blameless guy.
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Win answered on the first ring. “Articulate,” Win said. That’s how he always answers the phone, even when he can clearly see on the caller ID that it’s me, and yes, it is annoying. “You better circle back,” I said. ” “I’m just down the street. ” “Don’t shoot anyone,” I said. ” My car was parked near the back of the lot. The Expedition followed slowly. The drizzle picked up a bit. I wondered what their plan was—something moronically macho, no doubt—and decided to just play it as it lays. Win’s Jag appeared and waited in the distance.
Tourette’s Dad bemoaned, “It’s a close game. ” Big and slow? Had I heard right? I stared at the Kasselton head coach. He had highlight-filled, mousse-spiked hair and a dark goatee neatly trimmed so that he resembled an aging boy-band bass. He was tall—I’m six four and this guy had two inches on me, plus, I would guess, twenty to thirty pounds. ” I repeated to Win. ” Win shrugged. I tried to shake it off too. Heat of the game. Let it go. The score was tied at twenty-four when disaster struck. It was right after a time-out and Jack’s team was inbounding the ball under the opposing team’s hoop.
In the nineties, she had been a popular TV personality, CNN’s top anchorwoman, and then, poof, gone. The plane landed and taxied to the gate. I grabbed my bag—no need to check luggage when it was for only a couple of nights— and wondered what awaited me. I was the third off the plane, and with my long stride I quickly took the number one spot as we headed for the customs and immigration line. I had hoped to breeze through but three other flights had just landed and there was a logjam. The line snaked through roped-off areas Disney World-style.